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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Mr. Scarlett Replies

In my last post (“Letters to Mr. Scarlett”), I looked at some letters we discovered while processing materials for the CDSS Archives at UNH. These letters were from notable callers Ralph Page and Benjamin Lovett to one unknown “Andrew Scarlett”. Two readers wondered if there were any letters from Mr. Scarlett in the Ralph Page […]

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Summer Office Internship 2011

I’m happy to share an exciting opportunity, especially for high school and college age individuals: the CDSS Summer Office Internship. College credit opportunities available. Read more below. Download and share the flier (pdf). – Max CDSS is seeking a Summer Office Intern The Country Dance and Song Society is seeking a motivated individual for its […]

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Square resources page: Nils’ sneak peek

Nils on the trombone. Nils Fredland, our American Dance/Music Projects director, has been at work on some square dance resources to be available on our website. He’s posted here – on his own wonderful blog (which usually features reflections on an evening’s calling) — with a sneak preview. As he says, “One early aspect of the project was […]

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An Important Message from Brad Foster

Friends, here is a message from Brad. – Robin I am writing to let you know that I am resigning from my position of Executive and Artistic Director. The board and I have been unable to agree on a vision for the future of CDSS; I am stepping aside to help the process move forward. […]

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Celebrating Tom!

This past weekend, I was pleased to attend the CDSS Lifetime Contribution Award ceremony for Tom Kruskal. The Lifetime Contribution is presented annually to individuals who have made a long-term and exceptional contribution to the mission of CDSS. In 2010, there were two recipients: John Ramsay and Tom Kruskal. John Ramsay’s award was given on October 16, […]

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2011 Camps Update

It’s been a little quiet on the blog front recently. We even passed up April Fools! Rest assured, we’re getting back up to steam and there are some interesting posts in the works that will be coming soon. The first round of camp applications have been processed, so I can give you an update on […]

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